It’s Not Just The Fair! Here’s Your Weekend Planner

LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL 
FRI-SUN – Bring the family for the Mukilteo lighthouse festival association. Stick around for the fishing derby, tea party, beer garden, live music and more!

STAR TRAIL TRACKER 
SAT – Head to Magnuson Park Playground for this class to learn how to take stunning photos of star trails in space while going over settings and tools to get the best shot.

PRATT OPEN HOUSE
SAT – Fine arts center celebrates annual fall open house with live art and hot bronze pour demonstrations.

MARINE FOR LIFE
THUR – Join this networking event, come together with local veteran’s and spouses to chat with local employers. All veteran/spouse job seekers are encouraged to attend.

THE URBANIST TOUR
SAT – Take a walk! Hop on the ferry and head to Seattle’s rural Vashon Island for a low-tide beach walk, history lesson and a visit to the farmer’s market.

DOWNTOWN ISSAQUAH WINE & ART WALK  
SAT – Head to this lively downtown event in Issaquah and watch artists in action while sipping wine from local boutiques.

SAVOR SEATTLE 
FRI-SUN – Savor all the sights and flavors of Pike Place Market and learn of the best places to eat, drink and play.

TRUE NORTHWEST 
THROUGH AUG 19 – The Museum of History and Industry features The Seattle Journey, explaining the trials and tribulations of Seattle on its long and trying times from wilderness to world city.

DESIGN FEST BLOCK PARTY  
SAT – The design festival is a street fair celebrating all the ways design affects our lives.

SODO FLEA

SAT – A flea market for the best of Seattle’s local businesses, makers and curators.

CIDER WEEK  
THROUGH SEPT 16 – Features tastings from local cideries and restaurants with special event menus.

MAGICIAN 
THUR-SUN – Witness something truly magical as Female magician Billy Kidd mind reads, combines illusion, comedy and much more.

 ART UNCORKED

FRI – Over 22 wineries are participating in collaboration with local artists, musicians and eateries for this uncorked celebration.

 DESIGN BLOCK PARTY

SAT-SUN – Large scale designs at the block party Seattle Design Festival! Don’t miss exhibits and performances at Pioneer Square.

LANTERN FESTIVAL 
SAT – Watch as the park is transformed into a lighted paradise. Watch jugglers and acrobats roam through a park adorned in lanterns. Enjoy live music and food vendors.

RECURRING EVENTS

CIRQUE DU SOLEI VOLTA
THROUGH NOV 4  Watch the majestic story about the freedom of choice and blazing trails.

CABARET BRUNCH  
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Explore this show of dance, comedy, music, theatre and history at the Pike Place Market Can Can theatre.

PUYALLUP FAIR 
THROUGH SEPT 23 – Head to the Washington State Fair where you’ll experience carnival rides, view farm animals and enjoy live entertainment from music to the rodeo.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK EXHIBIT
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Woodland Park Zoo hosts the traveling National Geographic exhibition, committed to documenting every species in zoos, aquariums and animal rescues with the intention of inspiring viewers to protect these animals and future generations.

SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
ALL MONTH – Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.

TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.

NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Manu
  • Perfect Blue
  • City of Lies
  • Diane
  • God Bless The Broken Road
  • Mara
  • Peppermint
  • The Favorite
  • The Nun
  • Paltan
  • Paper Boy

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